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Students use YouTube as a means of self-expression

Students use YouTube as a means of self-expression

Julia Rhodie, Staff Writer

May 28, 2019

A creative outlet is something many students seek as a way to express their feelings. Commonly, students do this by taking a dance class, piano lessons, or drawing. More young people have taken to a new platform for self-expression: YouTube. Included in this group are students, even here at school. ...

Open Paint 2.0 sparks artistic creativity in Redwood City

Open Paint 2.0 sparks artistic creativity in Redwood City

Talia Schreiber, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019

The smell of fresh paint wafted through downtown Redwood City on Saturday, May 4, where hundreds gathered at the Civic Center Plaza to paint anything their heart desired. The Community Advocacy Through Art (CATA), a volunteer-run project of the Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation, hosted an admis...

Art brings new energy to Redwood City

Art brings new energy to Redwood City

Audrey Luey, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019

The Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation hosted its monthly Open Paint 2.0 community event, welcoming friends, family, and strangers to the Redwood City Courthouse Square to enjoy an afternoon of outdoor painting. The Community Advocacy Through Art (CATA) organization presents Open Paint 2.0, with programs including local nonprofits and the artwork of rising hi...

Online art theft goes unregulated on Instagram

Online art theft goes unregulated on Instagram

CJ Ward

April 9, 2019

Imagine you just got home from a long day of school. You drop your backpack, lazily take off your shoes, and throw yourself onto your bed. You reach for your phone to see how your latest post is doing. It’s a drawing that took you countless hours and an unreal amount of effort to complete. But as y...

Art Show draws attention

Art Show draws attention

Auva Soheili, Staff Writer

March 23, 2019

Carlmont's annual Art Show is a picture perfect event that displays various student-made pieces in a floor-to-ceiling gallery. The students enrolled in the Visual Arts Program submit their favorite work(s) of art to be viewed by the public. On March 14, their art was showcased in room F22 during Open...

New rotation of art exhibits bring vibrance to Redwood City with secret, empowering messages

New rotation of art exhibits bring vibrance to Redwood City with secret, empowering messages

Shayna Yurovitsky, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019

In the Redwood City Courthouse Square, a new art installation has been established. Through a new program named Art Kisoki, Redwood City has partnered with different artists, both local and global, to incorporate modern issues into contemporary art pieces. The exhibition opened on Mar. 9 and will run...

Pet-lovers paint for a cause

Pet-lovers paint for a cause

Anika Bhatnagar, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019

Bottle and Bottega’s “Paint your Pet” event allowed locals to paint portraits of their pets while raising money for the Peninsula Humane Society. Bottle and Bottega is a paint-and-sip company, meaning they host art parties and teach people to paint step-by-step. The company is owned by Dale and Laura ...

‘Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse’ webs together comic art and movie magic

‘Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse’ webs together comic art and movie magic

Kylie Lin, Scotlight Editor-in-Chief

December 16, 2018

“Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse” is an explosion in every application of the word. The newest spidey film, produced by Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Animation in association with Marvel, burst into theaters on Dec. 13, and the movie has since raked in $12.6 million as of Friday, Dec. 14....

PTA art contest gives students a voice through their art

PTA art contest gives students a voice through their art

Anna Delmas, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018

Students need a voice, and the PTA is working toward providing that through their annual art contest. The PTA Art Reflections contest is a national competition for students in pre-K through 12th grade that started 50 years ago. Students can enter work in the form of dance choreography, film, liter...

Utility box art brings color to Belmont

Utility box art brings color to Belmont

Sjoerd Huitema, Staff writer

October 16, 2018

In order to make the utility boxes in Belmont more vibrant, the Belmont City Council and Parks and Recreation Commission have approved an art program. This program allows artists to paint the boxes and brighten up the city. Many of these boxes were plain and gray before the start of the program....

The San Carlos Art and Wine Faire brings the community together

The San Carlos Art and Wine Faire brings the community together

Camran Hitchcock, Staff Writer

October 8, 2018

A glass of wine, a unique piece of art, and a whole bunch of people are the essential components that make up "The Peninsula's Premier Fall Festival" held in downtown San Carlos. Known as the San Carlos Art and Wine Faire, this event allows vendors and fairgoers alike to enjoy themselves and sup...

‘Art at Play’ helps to beautify the Belmont community

‘Art at Play’ helps to beautify the Belmont community

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

May 10, 2018

A scene of children playing a the playground would not be complete without the bright colors of the play structure. In an effort to help add more color to playgrounds, Art at Play is coming to help make the Belameda Park brighter. Art at Play is dedicated to helping beautify Belmont by adding art ar...

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